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ALERT: Microsoft Security Bulletins - March 2014

ALERT: Microsoft Security Bulletins - March 2014

"Office of Information Technology Security Alert List" - MAR 11, 2014

Microsoft has just released five security bulletins for the month of March. Exploitation of vulnerabilities range from remote code execution, elevation of privilege, and security feature bypass. It is recommend that the updates be applied as soon as possible after appropriate testing.

Critical Bulletins:

MS14-012 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2925418)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-012

MS14-013 Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2929961)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-013

Important Bulletins:

MS14-015 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2930275)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-015

MS14-016 Vulnerability in Security Account Manager Remote (SAMR) Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2934418)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-016

MS14-014 Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (2932677)
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-014

Note: This alert is intended to identify system-related announcements (system exploits, vulnerabilities, virus attacks, etc.) The information is obtained from several sources including the DHS/US-CERT, SANS, and vendor community. The OIT security office does not validate the information. The intent is to alert the agency personnel on possible exploits, system vulnerabilities, virus attacks and hacker attacks. In each instance we will attempt to provide a specific address relative to the problem and the corresponding patch or fix.